A range of resources for artists and industry professionals

These resources have been gathered together and contributed to by a number of circus organisations and professionals as part of Circus Change UP. If you have a suggestion of a resource that could be added to the list, please email info@circuschangeup.co.uk.

Circus Research

Find out about recent developments and circus history


Access policy and strategy documents for ensuring that the staging of circus remains sustainable


Resources including planning and managing budgets


View a range of funders and understand how other producers and venues seek support

Good Working Practice

Find out more about how the circus sector operates

Health and Wellbeing

Learn about how the sector looks after its producers and performers

Inclusion and Representation

Understand more about the work that the sector does to include the best access for all


View contract examples and terms and conditions of employment

Audiences and Marketing

A suite of marketing and communication resources


A suite of resources for staging circus

Flying trapeze
Technical and Rigging

Specialist circus rigging resources

Chinese pole
Youth and Social Circus

Visit CircusWorks, the UK's youth circus umbrella